Month: September 2015

All About Standard Sized Bars and Plates


We generally recommend olympic weights, but there are a couple reasons you might want standard weights.

Any olympic-width rack, whether it's a power rack or the rack attached to a bench, is about 48" wide, so it will require a bar that has about 52" (or more) of space between the inside collars. That way you can load plates on the bar without the rack interfering.

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